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Centar za kulturu Trešnjevka

Trešnjevka Cultural Centre (CEKATE)

Zagreb, Croatia

Founded in 1980, CEKATE is a polyvalent centre which equally functions as a local centre (a socio-cultural centre) in the city’s North and South Trešnjevka neighbourhood, but also gives great importance to encouraging cultural and artistic creation. As the city’s institution for culture, the Centre fulfils and presents various cultural and educational programmes through which it encourages self-creativity, lifelong learning and creative usage of spare time. Its mission of enhancing the quality of life in its local community the centre achieves through workshop programmes, lectures, public discussions, seminars, exhibitions, music, dance and film projects. We organize theatrical, musical, entertainment and other cultural and artistic events as well as major music, dance and inclusivity festivals. You can find at our Centre debates, seminars, courses, workshops , extracurricular activities for children and young people, gallery activity, public display of audiovisual works, workshops in the field of ecology, foreign language lessons, workshops in the field of informatics and new media. Most importantly we listen to our local community and create programs with them and for them.


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  • Socio-cultural activities and cultural mediation
  • Artistic production/promotion
  • Community and civic activities
  • Art education and/or other educational activities
  • Project management
  • Event management
  • Training/Lifelong learning
  • Research/data collection
  • Internationalisation and mobility